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Q.ponytail palms

Zone Tucson, az 85716 | maya added on March 11, 2018 | Answered

My pony tail palm has a lot of new growth from the top, but it is a dark purple color instead of green?

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Answered on March 13, 2018

This could indicate, either cold weather, or a phosphorous deficiency. If it has been chilly, then I would chalk it up to that. If this is not the case, then you can feed with a light fertilizer that is high in phosphorus.

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